Sau Lin Wan Principal Associate


Speaks:  English

Qualified: 2014 - UK Chartered Trade Mark Attorney


Primary office:  Dubai


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Sau Lin Wan

Lin is a principal associate in the Intellectual Property team based in Gowling WLG's Dubai office. Lin advises international and local clients across a range of contentious and non-contentious matters, with a particular focus on the IP protection and enforcement strategies, dispute resolution and the exploitation of IP rights in the MENA region.

Lin has been practising in the region since 2008 and has extensive experience working with a large range of industry sectors such as retail and leisure, real estate, telecoms, technology, hospitality, education, healthcare and pharmaceutical.

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Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2021

    • Career
      October 2021
      Gowling WLG, Principal Associate
  • 2019

    • Career
      November 2019
      Cedar White Bradley, UAE, Senior Trade Mark Attorney
  • 2015

    • Career
      June 2015
      Bird & Bird LLP, UK and UAE, Senior Associate
  • 2014

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2014
      Qualified, UK Chartered Trade Mark Attorney
    • Education
       2014
      Nottingham Trent University, UK, Intellectual Property Litigation Skills
    • Education
       2014
      Nottingham Trent University, UK, Registered Trade Mark Attorney Intensive Qualification
  • 2013

    • Education
       2013
      JEB for Trade Mark Attorneys, UK, JEB Trade Mark Attorney courses
  • 2011

    • Career
      May 2011
      Rouse & Co, UAE, IP Manager
  • 2008

    • Career
      March 2008
      Cedar White Bradley, UAE, Legal Consultant
  • 2003

    • Career
      January 2003
      Baker McKenzie LLP, UK, Trade Marks Unit Manager
  • 2001

    • Career
      September 2001
      Ladas & Parry LLP, USA, Trade Marks Assistant
    • Career
      May 2001
      Clifford Chance LLP, UK, Trade Mark Co-ordinator
  • 2000

    • Career
      May 2000
      Grant Spencer Caisley Porteous, UK, Trade Mark co-ordinator
  • 1999

    • Career
      August 1999
      Cruickshank & Co, Ireland, Trade Mark Assistant
  • 1998

    • Career
      April 1998
      Ladas & Parry LLP, UK, Trade Mark Assistant
  • 1997

    • Education
       1997
      University of Edinburgh, UK, Bsc General Science (Computer Science)